Update on hearing~Thank you for your prayers!


#1

**I wanted to post an update to let everyone know how it all went. The judge did not give him what he was asking for, in fact, my attorney told me the judge was rather irritated by the petition and asked opposing counsel if they were actually serious about it. They said that they just wrote down what their client told them to, no rhyme or reason for it, not even logic behind the petition. The judge then followed up by saying "...you know better than that..." asking for 50% custody when custody was never shared should only be done for serious reasons.

What he did give him was visitation, starting with four hours a week, moving to 8 hours a week, then an overnight, then a weekend and finally every other weekend. My attorney said this was typically the kind of visitation given and this will be done over several months and only depending on how things go. I'm still not ok with anything that includes any overnights because the circumstances have not changed. The thought of him being in the same house with that woman scares me to no end, the thought of him be treated badly in any way makes my heart ache.

I give all Glory to God for the outcome of this hearing and I give you all my appreciation and heartfelt thanks for your fervent prayers! I know that it was your prayers and pleas lifted up to our Lord's ear that helped in this outcome. I can at least relax and feel better for a little while.

I will still continue to pray, and ask you to join me, that the overnights never actually materialize. I pray that my little boy will never have to endure the instability of going back and forth between two homes. I pray that his father puts this child's best interests above his anger and that he is content and fulfilled with weekly visitation and sees no need for overnight visits. I pray that he will soften his heart and understand the worry and pain that I, as this child's mother, will endure by not having our little boy with me, knowing, with certainty, that he is well taken care of.

Thank you again for all your prayers and I humbly ask for those continued prayers as this is not over, thank you God Bless you and Happy 2010!!!**


#2

St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle be our protection
against the wickedness and snares of the devil, may God rebuke
him we humbly pray and do thou o Prince of the Heavenly Host
by the power of God thrust into hell satan and all evil spirits that
wander through the world for the ruin of souls, Amen.


#3

Blessed be God Forever, Alleluia, Alleluia!
Blessed be God Forever, in His Angels and in His Saints, Alleluia!

All glory and honor, thanks and praise to the most Sacred Heart of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!

Blessed Virgin Mary, full of grace,
Most compassionate loving Mother, we humbly thank you for your prayers.

Saint Michael the Archangel, Quis ut Deus?
Guardian and Protector, we humbly thank you for your prayers.

Saint Anthony of Padua,
Zealous for Justice, we humbly thank you for your prayers.

Holy Innocents,
Shining Army of Martyrs, we humbly thank you for your prayers.

Glory Be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.
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*Dear Lexee~ *
About the overnight concerns… in a few minutes, will you check your private messages? For now, it’s one great battle won! Continued prayers? Of course.:hug1:


#4

Thankyou for the update.

Praying for you and your son ...

Hail Mary,
full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen.


#5

I pray for the well-being and protection of your son. May his guardian angel enlighten, guard, rule and guide him and help him to always know the difference between right and wrong. May he be kept safe under the mantle of our Holy Mother Mary and have her constant intercession when he is visiting with his father. May he not need to sleep over. Amen.


#6

***O St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong,
so prompt before the throne of God, I place in thee all
my interests and desires.

O St. Joseph, assist me by thy powerful intercession
and obtain for me all spiritual blessings through thy
foster Son, Jesus Christ Our Lord, so that, having
engaged here below thy heavenly power, I may offer
thee my thanksgiving and homage.

O St. Joseph, I never weary contemplating thee and
Jesus asleep in thine arms. I dare not approach while

he reposes near thy heart. Press Him in my name
and kiss His fine head for me, and ask Him to return the
kiss when I draw my dying breath.

St. Joseph, Patron of departing souls, pray for me.***


#7

Hail Mary,
full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen.


#8

***O St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong,
so prompt before the throne of God, I place in thee all
my interests and desires.

O St. Joseph, assist me by thy powerful intercession
and obtain for me all spiritual blessings through thy
foster Son, Jesus Christ Our Lord, so that, having
engaged here below thy heavenly power, I may offer
thee my thanksgiving and homage.

O St. Joseph, I never weary contemplating thee and
Jesus asleep in thine arms. I dare not approach while
he reposes near thy heart. Press Him in my name
and kiss His fine head for me, and ask Him to return the
kiss when I draw my dying breath.

St. Joseph, Patron of departing souls, pray for me.***


#9

***Divine Mercy
Eternal God,
in whom mercy is endless
and the treasury of compassion
- inexhaustible,
look kindly upon us
and increase Your mercy in us,
that in difficult moments
we might not despair
nor become despondent,
but with great confidence
submit ourselves to Your holy will,
which is Love and Mercy itself.

Amen***


#10

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